Graduate Seminar in History, 1680-1850 Trinity Term 2019

Trinity Term 2019

The seminar will meet weekly, on Tuesdays at 4.15 p.m. in the Beckington Room, Lincoln College (ask at the college lodge for directions). Tea and coffee will be available from 4pm. Asterisked speakers are graduates in their first doctoral year, whose papers may be shorter than usual. All research students working in this period are encouraged to attend; anyone else interested is also very welcome.

30th April **Elisabeth Grass (St. Peter’s)
(1st week) “Land for parade and poverty”: John
Tharp of Jamaica as English landed

7th May **Mary O’Connor (Somerville)
(2nd week) Debating society: talking politics in London
and Lancashire, 1806-1817

14th May Jon Stobart (Manchester Metropolitan)
(3rd week) “It is very unpleasant to lye in such Beds”:
getting comfortable in the Georgian bed

21st May **Eamonn O’Keeffe (Merton)
(4th week) The Musical Armed Nation: Mass
Mobilisation, Music and Politics during and
after the Napoleonic Wars

28th May Frances Nolan (Maynooth)
(5th week) “They seem to make us weary of
application”: “Jacobite” women and the
Williamite confiscation in Ireland
(joint-seminar with the Irish History group)

4th June Ben Gilding (Cambridge)
(6th week) East India Company Reform and the
Ideological Origins of British India,

11th June Undergraduate Thesis Talks
(7th week) Two current undergraduates will discuss
the experience and findings of their
recently-completed theses.

18th June Anna Geurts (Sheffield)
(8th week) As Long As It’s Clean: Travellers’ Disgust
in Nineteenth-Century Europe

For information about the seminar, and news of forthcoming events, visit our Facebook page: We would be happy to post notices of interest to our group – contact

S. Skinner (Balliol); O. Cox (TORCH); B. Harris (Worcester); P. Gauci (Lincoln)

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